Monterey County, Social Services is seeking a Deputy Director, Community Benefits. The Deputy Director plans, implements, coordinates and directs the Department of Social Services’ Community Benefits program which includes: CalWORKs, General Assistance, Medi-Cal, and CalFRESH; supervises staff in providing program and/or administrative services; and, does other work as required to support the Department’s mission. The ideal candidate will bring a proven track record of implementing human services programs; the ability to work collaboratively; and, strong communication skills, both verbal and written. A transparent team player committed to working with staff and sought after as a resource, coach and mentor will find this role fulfilling.
Completion of the requirements for a graduate degree or two-year counseling program is expected in addition to: two years of second level supervisory or managerial experience; OR, three years progressively responsible work in program administration, planning and evaluations, preferably with a public agency, including two years of second level supervisory experience; OR, two years of experience performing duties comparable to the class of Program Manager with Monterey County.